Chapter 19. Ritual Practice and Its Discontents

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. Don Seeman

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch20

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Seeman, D. (2005) Ritual Practice and Its Discontents, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • ritual practices;
  • franz boas;
  • colonialism;
  • stereotype;
  • John Ingham

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Deciphering Ritual

  • Ritual and the Apotheosis of Culture

  • Ritual, Subjectivity, and the Problem of Efficacy